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Fed Opted to Stay on Path Despite Global Concerns

November 20, 2014 - 6:22am
Fed officials meeting last month said they felt the U.S. recovery was on strong enough footing to withstand gathering external threats to growth and stuck to their plan to unwind nearly six years of easy-money policies.

Shooting at Florida State University Injures Three

November 20, 2014 - 5:57am
FSU police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the building fled or took cover in panic.

Republican Governors Set Sights on 2016 Presidential Race

November 20, 2014 - 5:26am
The nation’s Republican governors, emboldened by the results of the midterm elections, gathered in Florida on Wednesday for a 2014 victory lap, but the meeting had the feel of an audition for the 2016 presidential race.

House Flipping: U.S. Representatives Scramble for Prime Office Space

November 20, 2014 - 5:13am
The rehab of the Cannon House Office Building will eventually force its occupants into the House lottery, the weeklong, NBA draft-style extravaganza that determines whether lawmakers will spend their terms in a spacious suite or a cramped closet.

Kerry Seeks Unity in Iran Nuclear Talks

November 20, 2014 - 1:56am
The U.S. Secretary of State crisscrossed Europe trying to ensure a united front among the U.S. and its main European and Arab allies as negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program drew closer to a deadline.